Gaged
Gage Gage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gaged} (g[=a]jd); p. pr & vb. n. {Gaging} (g[=a]"j[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. gager. See {Gage}, n., a pledge.] 1. To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A moiety competent Was gaged by our king. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To bind by pledge, or security; to engage. [1913 Webster]

Great debts Wherein my time, sometimes too prodigal, Hath left me gaged. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gaged — en·gaged; en·gaged·ly; en·gaged·ness; …   English syllables

  • gaged — geɪdÊ’ n. challenge to fight; symbol of a challenge to fight (often a glove); pledge, security n. standard of measure; device for measuring v. give as security (i.e. money, something of value) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gaged — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|en|gaged — «DIHS ehn GAYJD», adjective. 1. released; detached: »Though her manner seemed disengaged, she was aware of all they said. 2. not busy; free from appointments: »Will you be disengaged on Tuesday? …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|gaged — «ehn GAYJD», adjective. 1. promised or pledged to marry: »The engaged girl wore a diamond ring. SYNONYM(S): betrothed, affianced. 2. busy; occupied: »Engaged in conversation, they did not see me. 3. taken for use or work; …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|en|gaged — «UHN ehn GAYJD», adjective. not engaged …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-gaged — adjective see broad gage …   Useful english dictionary

  • narrow-gaged — adjective see narrow gage I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gage — Gage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gaged} (g[=a]jd); p. pr & vb. n. {Gaging} (g[=a] j[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. gager. See {Gage}, n., a pledge.] 1. To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaging — Gage Gage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gaged} (g[=a]jd); p. pr & vb. n. {Gaging} (g[=a] j[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. gager. See {Gage}, n., a pledge.] 1. To give or deposit as a pledge or security for some act; to wage or wager; to pawn or pledge. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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